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Pierced Abstract Form: M.40-1982

Object information

Current Location: In storage


Pierced Abstract Form


Sculptor: Boni, Paolo




Onyx, pierced by two irregular holes. On rectangular white marble base.

Legal notes

Zoe Hadwen Bequest

Measurements and weight

Depth: 8 cm
Height: 16.9 cm
Width: 13.8 cm

Acquisition and important dates

Method of acquisition: Bequeathed (1982) by Pleister, E. M. Julia, Miss


Circa 1963 - Circa 1965


By Paolo Boni, Florentine living in Paris from 1954.


  • Sculpture UK

Components of the work

Form composed of onyx
Base composed of white marble

Techniques used in production

Carving : Onyx, carved, on white marble base

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Accession number: M.40-1982
Primary reference Number: 31120
External ID: CAM_CCF_M_40_1982
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Audit data

Created: Saturday 6 August 2011 Updated: Saturday 14 March 2020 Last processed: Friday 8 December 2023

Associated departments & institutions

Owner or interested party: The Fitzwilliam Museum
Associated department: Applied Arts

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